For The Ocean A Benefit Art Sale for Ocean Conservation Research

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Description: 

Inspired by traditional Tibetan prayer flags, we are requesting our fellow artists to join us by making and contributing your own string of prayer flags, which will festoon the coffee bar area of Toby”s Feed Barn for one week in November prior to being sold at the gathering on November 18th.


Your string of prayer flags can be paper or cloth, any dimension and in any medium. Each string should contain a minimum of 5 flags. 

The flags should be well attached to a sturdy (but not too heavy) string, with lots of extra on either end. 

Flags may be dropped off in a social box at Toby’s Feed Barn  between November 11th-18th.  The box will be located in the little hallway just past the coffee bar on your left, below the seed rack. Other arrangements could be made as well, as needed. Please be sure to sign you work on the back of one of the flags,and also attach you name, email and phone number.

It is our hope that participating artists will enjoy making the flags as vehicles for sending good wishes and blessings to be carried on the wind into the surrounding environment.


SUSAN SASSO…415 663-8472


Flag- Making Opportunity at Toni’ Littlejohns’s studio

Saturday, November 4th, 10am. Point Reyes Station. Limited to 12 people. RSVP toni@wild


Michael Stocker, Founder and Executive Director

Michael is an acoustician and naturalist by trade and a musician by avocation, who has written and spoken about marine bio-acoustics and the impacts ocean noise pollution on marine life since 1992, presenting in national and regional hearings, national and international television, radio and news publications, and museums, schools, and universities. His understanding of both physics and biology has proven invaluable in court testimony and legal briefs, defending the environment against the dangers of human generated noise in the sea. Learn more at

"Ocean Life

Most animals use sound perception to sense and communicate into their habitat. Unfortunately, most human activities in the ocean also use sounds, and generate noise. We are rapidly finding that there is a serious conflict between human generated ocean noise, and sea animals’ need to communicate, navigate and hear their surroundings."

Posted by: 
Susan Brayton

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